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Welcome to the Championship

COMING TO 2024... For the 1st time ever, the ERS will debut and crown an "ERS Trail Champion" in the Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K categories!!

 

The Championship Series in each region will see 4 dedicated events as Championship qualifiers. We have defined those events below.  Registration for the championship series is automatically included in our Season Pass registration*.

1. Half Marathon Championship Series (Season Pass 1 Option)

2. 10K Championship Series (Season Pass 2 Option)

3. 5K Championship Series (Season Pass 3 Option)

*Not looking to compete in the championship or not sure you can race all events... no worries! If you choose not to compete and only run for yourself or for fun, then we welcome you to our ERS Season Pass family as well! 

SEE BELOW FOR ALL CHAMPIONSHIP RULES

trail runner excited at winning championship

SUMMER SERIES (OVERALL)

  • Mtn Ridge Half Marathon (6/1)

  • Westminster Half Marathon (8/24)

  • Snow Mtn Ranch Half Marathon (9/21)

  • Louisville Half Marathon (9/28)

SUNSHINE SERIES (13.1 RACES)

  • Black Mtn Half Marathon 

  • Dixon Lake 10 Mile

  • Del Dios Half Marathon

  • San Pasqual Half Marathon

SUNSHINE SERIES (10K/5K RACES)

  • Carmel Valley 10K/5K

  • Black Mtn 10K/5K

  • Del Dios 10K/5K

  • Coast to Crest 10K/5K

QUALIFYING EVENTS

ERS CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES

 

CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES RULES AND DEFINITIONS:

  1. The Championship Series will be tied directly into the Season Pass Race registration. Meaning... you sign up for the Season Pass you are automatically entered into the Championship Series regardless of running level. 

  2.  Each Season Pass package will crown a champion. 

  3. Overall winners only at this time. (No Age Group winners)

  4. Top Male and Female winners crowned in all 3 categories.

  5. Leaderboard and winners organized and awarded by the LEAST total accumulated race time across the 4 respectful events.  

    • Runners COMPETING in the Championship Series will be required to complete all 4 respectful qualifier events on race day. 

      • No virtual race makeups​

    • If you miss a qualifier event, the runner will be disqualified from the Championship leaderboard.  ​

    • Runners COMPETING in the Championship are not allowed to upgrade or downgrade a distance in the respectful qualifier events. If you do the runner will be disqualified from the leaderboard. 

  6. Leaderboard will be listed and updated after every event on the ERS website.

  7. Runners signing up for individual races will not qualify for the Championship Series. You MUST sign up for a season pass. 

  8. The remaining events on the respectful series, will be considered "throw away events" for the championship series, BUT will count towards earning your season pass medal and gift. 

  9. Championship Belt (or other) prize awarded at the conclusion of the respected series. 

SUMMER SERIES

CHAMPIONSHIP LEADERBOARD

COMING SOON
COMING SOON
COMING SOON

For the 1st time ever, the ERS will crown an "ERS Colorado Champion"!! That's right... for the last 5 years we have been planning for something like this, and we are excited to see it finally come together. Just like everything else, we know there will be adjustments and questions over the next 7 months as we prepare our Colorado Summer Series for the first ever championship. 

Here is what we know at this time...

  • The Championship Series will be tied directly into the Season Pass Race registration. Meaning... you sign up for the Season Pass you are automatically entered into the Championship Series regardless of running level. 

  • Each Season Pass package will crown a champion. Loose categories will be Half Marathon Champion, 10K Champion, and 5K Champion. Overall winners only at this time. Age Groups added at a future time. 

  • Top Male and Female winners crowned in all 3 categories.

  • Leaderboard and winners organized and awarded by the LEAST total accumulated race time across the 5 events.  

  • Runners COMPETING in the Championship Series will be required to complete all 5 events, no throw away events. 

    • If you miss an event, it disqualifies you from the Championship leaderboard. 

    • You are not allowed to upgrade or downgrade a distance while COMPETING in series.

  • Leaderboard will be listed and updated after every event.

  • Runners signing up for individual races will not qualify for the Championship Series. 

More details will be announced at a later time. 

Not looking to compete in the championship or not sure you can race all events... no worries! If you choose not to compete and only run for yourself or for fun, then we welcome you to our ERS Season Pass family as well! 

REGISTER NOW
SEASON PASS
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